Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday stated the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would go alone within the subsequent Lok Sabha elections and would contest on all 13 seats within the state with no alliance with the Congress.
Predicting a clear sweep, Mann stated, “It’s going to be 13-0 in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. AAP is poised to secure victory in all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab and would emerge as the hero in the country.”
He was categorically clear in saying that there could be no alliance with the Congress within the state.
On being requested in regards to the celebration’s alliance with the Congress for the Chandigarh mayoral ballot, Mann, with out mincing phrases, advised the media right here, “The party would also contest alone on the lone seat Chandigarh.”
Both AAP and the Congress are a coalition of the Opposition’s INDIA bloc.
Mann stated almost 40 aspirants of AAP have been shortlisted in preliminary conferences for the 13 Lok Sabha seats.
“We will conduct a survey again to know the winnability (of the candidate) on each seat. On some seats there are three-four candidates shortlisted and on a seat like Jalandhar, where we have a sitting MP, there is a lone candidate, ” he added.